The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn (2011) Review

Regardless of how good it would be to see characters you loved as a kid, brought to life in a live action movie, sometimes animation is the best way to tell those stories. That is certainly the case with Tintin, which is one of the greatest animated spectacles I have seen in a long time. I don’t think you could achieve, or afford, the same sort of action sequences that are seen in Tintin, using live action. That is the biggest appeal of the Tintin movie. It’s non-stop. There isn’t a moment to wait and collect your thoughts, piecing together the … Continue reading The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn (2011) Review

Attack the Block (2011) Review

Britain do quirky, gritty and indie films better than any other country. We were the country that gave the world Shaun of the Dead, Trainspotting and Dead Man’s Shoes. We have the gritty Hunger and Tyrannosaur and now Shame to add to our collection of brilliant British films. The British film industry gets recognised for romantic comedies, Richard Curtis being a huge part of that, and every year we can effectively produce a period drama but we are also good for clever comedy or gritty, real, modern drama. This leads me to Attack the Block. The perfect example of a new type … Continue reading Attack the Block (2011) Review